Clippers Sweep Freshmen State Titles!

Cumberland High took both team titles at Monday's Freshmen State Championships, held at East Greenwich.

Jack McLoughlin of La Salle Academy claimed the individual boys' title with a time of 13 minutes, 7.45 seconds for the four-kilometer (2.4 miles) course. The Prout School's Evan Reynolds was second in 13:10.07. Cumberland defeated runner-up Bishop Hendricken, 101-107, for the team crown. The Clippers were led by Owen Molis (fifth, 13:43.48) and Brendan Johnson (11th, 14:05.85).

In the girls' race, Kaylie Armitage of Exeter/West Greenwich was the first to cross the line. She was timed in 15:13.69. Sophie Degenova of North Kingstown was second in 15:32.40. The Clippers downed East Greenwich, 59-78, for the team prize. Olivia Belt (third, 15:36.62) and Bailee Brown (fifth, 15:44.80) were the top finishers for the Blue and White.